On This Day

What Happened on March 1, 1869

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • US Postage stamps showing scenes issued for 1st time. These pictorials showed a post horse and rider, a locomotive, a shield, an eagle and a ship, the Adriatic

Famous Deaths

  • Alphonse MLP de Lamartine, Fr poet (History of Girondins), dies at 78